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Archive: October 2008

NEW KOSHER CHEESE PLANT TO OPEN

Posted on October 31, 2008

CAYUGA COUNTY, N.Y. — It’s a beacon of hope in these difficult economic times. A $40 million cheese production plant to be built in Cayuga County, bringing with it new jobs and new business for area dairy farmers. “The cooperation has been incredible. It is a reason that we are locating here, along with the Continue Reading »

SCOTCH WHISKEY NEWS- IS IT GOOD FOR THE JEWS?

Posted on October 30, 2008

Bill Lumsden, the head of distilling and whiskey creation for Moët-Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s (LVMH.PA) Glenmorangie and Ardbeg single-malt whiskies is a character. Not that the whisky business isn’t full of creative, irascible, intriguing folks in charge of keeping our glasses filled. But having played a preposterous party game with Lumsden and others until 3 a.m. Continue Reading »

CRYING IN YOUR BEER???

Posted on October 29, 2008

In the U.S., beer sales are slowing, but still growing, said Benj Steinman, publisher of trade publication Beer Marketer’s Insights. Sales to retailers so far this year are up about half a percent, he said. That’s down from the 1.4% growth rate the beer industry saw last year and 2.1% in 2006. But Steinman notes Continue Reading »

MOROCCAN SPICED VEAL

Posted on October 28, 2008

Here is a great recipe. For those of you who do not eat veal, skip today’s entry (or today’s entree!). Ingredients 2 cups diced tomatoes 2 1/2 cups chickpeas 8 veal fillets 2 small onions 1 sweet potato 3 cups mushrooms 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 cup white wine 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon Continue Reading »

HOLD ON THERE, KIMOSABE!

Posted on October 27, 2008

We were sitting in the sukkah (during sukkot) and just enjoying a good schmooze. The topic, as it often does, turned to the on-going kosher meat scandal out of Postville. With all that has been written and said, it is hard to understand the whole thing at this point. Yet, with all the brouhaha, one Continue Reading »

BONE SUCKIN’ FIRE BALLS

Posted on October 24, 2008

From the good ol’ folks over at Bone Suckin’ comes a recipe that our guests flipped over! Bone Suckin’ Fireballs…It’s candy for adults! Ingredients: Bone Suckin’ Sauce, 16 oz Bone Suckin’ Mustard , 12 oz. Bone Suckin’ Hiccuppin’ Hot Sauce Pre-cooked Meatballs, 5 lbs. Bone Suckin’ Fireballs Directions: Pour Bone Suckin’ Sauce, Mustard and Hiccuppin’ Continue Reading »

HELLO, MY NAME IS EARTH. HAVE WE MET???

Posted on October 20, 2008

There we were in our favorite kosher take-out store (A and A Gourmet) in Queens, NY. Some fellow we have never met gave a brilliant lecture on several topics of kosher interest. According to him, the fellow had A) info no one else had and B) the true inside scoop and C) privileged information. He Continue Reading »

SPREADABLE BUTTER!

Posted on October 13, 2008

Grassland Dairy introduces spreadable butter. This OU-D certified product is made with sweet cream and a touch, a soupcon if you will, of canola oil. It comes in 8 ounce tubs. The best part of using this butter is you can butter your muffin without it falling all apart! You can spread it on your Continue Reading »

HALF MOON K NOW PART OF THE OU

Posted on October 10, 2008

From Kosher Today: Orthodox Union set to announce KOAOA merger New York…The near 100 year-old Kosher Overseers Associates of America (Half-Moon-K symbol) has ceased to exist and is already a part of the Orthodox Union (OU). A spokesman for the Orthodox Union confirmed the widely reported rumors about the merger, including a report on at Continue Reading »

GEFILTE SHRIMP??? HOW THE MIGHTY ARE FALLEN!

Posted on October 8, 2008

This article is from Ynet: Gefilte shrimps Traditionally Eastern European Rosh Hashana dish undergoes un-kosher transformation. Primarily carp gefilte fish to be replaced with calamari, mussels and crabs Inhabitants of the old Jewish towns in Eastern Europe would definitely turn in their graves especially after this new Rosh Hasahana innovation: Gefilte fish made of blended Continue Reading »